Former Long County Blue Tide pitcher and Toronto Blue Jay reliever Dustin McGowan saw more action this past week as he faced the Tampa Bay Rays on July 19 and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday and Tuesday.
Several players from Liberty County participated in the 2013 Committee for Social Change basketball tournament June 29 at the Glennville Recreation Park.Ralph Ward, Ted Singleton and Joe Roberts were among the big winners in the annual tournament, which raises funds for scholarships.Ward and Singleton managed teams that won trophies.
Tiger Tee-Off set
The Bradwell football fan base definitely is ready for some football.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the University of Georgia still is in contention of landing heavily recruited Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan.
Long County High School will be looking to continue its upward swing in football when the Blue Tide open the 2013 regular season Aug. 30, according to the team's recently released tentative schedule.
Lady Tiger softball conditioning
Bradwell Institute's new athletic director, Ken Griffin, knows everyone these days is talking about the impending football season.
The Easons of Hinesville will be loading up the RV and heading to Loretta Lynn's ranch next week, their second trip in two years to the Hurricane Mills, Tenn., plantation home.
The Long County mite boys' all-star baseball team recently finished as runner-up in the 2013 Georgia Recreation and Park Association district baseball tournament in Screven County, according to Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers.
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, a soccer team comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, took second place at the Summer Slam tournament July 13-14 on Jekyll Island. The team battled the No. 2 team in the nation in the championship game, and coach Michael Wilkinson said the girls did their best and fought to the end. The performance qualified the team for an upcoming tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports. The team also possibly will compete in a tournament in Thomasville. Pictured are Mary Kathryn Whitney, Katelyn Anderson, coach Michael Wilkinson, Cassandra Ruff, Cecilia Graham, Sidney Wilkinson and Sam ...
The Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will start at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Taylor's Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern Athletics has entered into a partnership with SIDEARM Sports to create an all-new gseagles.com, according to the university's current website.
The Long County boys' and girls' basketball teams both lost Friday at Metter in region action.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semiprofessional football team will host the Valdosta Tigers at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Youth Services Football Field on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County High School swept a doubleheader with Bradwell on Saturday at LCHS.
NEW YORK - Georgia Southern Eagles Jerick McKinnon and Lavelle Westbrooks have received invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine, according to gseagles.com.
Players needed for alumni football games
The big cats battled Friday night as the Bradwell Institute Tigers hosted the Richmond Hill Wildcats for a Region 3-AAAAA showdown. The Lady Tigers fell, 47-37, and the Bradwell boys edged out the Wildcats, 65-63, at the buzzer.
The Liberty County High School boys ended a two-game losing streak Friday, beating the South Effingham Mustangs, 86-80.
The Long County Middle School boys basketball team recently won the 8th grade Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by beating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in Jesup.
Players needed for alumni football game
Changes are coming to Georgia Southern football, but there's one thing that will, without a doubt, be the same - head coach Willie Fritz won't be changing the Eagles' offensive philosophy.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern Softball has been picked as the preseason favorite by the Southern Conference coaches.
After time off due to the inclement weather earlier this week, the local high-school basketball teams are back on the court tonight.
Former Liberty County High School standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan recently was named to the 2014 Parade Magazine All-American Football Team First-Team Defense.
Members of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department and the Long County Sheriff's Office raised more than $2,000 last Saturday for the Long County Meals on Wheels program by playing each other in a charity basketball game at Long County Middle School.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae tallied 26 points and knocked down 6 of 7 3-pointers to help the University of Tennessee beat Ole Miss, 86-70, in a Southeastern Conference game Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.